La Trobe Law School

Our courses, at La Trobe’s Melbourne and Bendigo campuses, ensure that graduates are career ready – and ready to make a difference.

Our clinical placements program ensures our graduates are ready for the workplace. Our research outcomes shape the law for the better.

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We are promoting justice and equity through innovative teaching and research.

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Explore study options and find out how we offer an exceptional student experience.

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Our research outcomes are influencing law reform in Australia and overseas.

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We partner with community legal centres, law firms and criminal justice organisations.

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Leading law research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our law research.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Practical experience

Put theory into practice with a clinical placement in law or criminology.

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Highly rated for skills development

84.2 per cent of our law undergraduate students were positive about their skills development.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, ComparED: Laws & Paralegal Studies (Undergraduate)

Help a student build a new life at La Trobe

After being displaced by war, a scholarship gave Juris Doctor student Philip Al Ayeck the chance to build a new life at La Trobe.

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